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Chenmai vs Houston
Che vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Chenmai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Che
Outside city centre
Hou
Che

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Che
Outside city centre
Hou
Che

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Che
Outside city centre
Hou
Che

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Chenmai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Houston
Chenmai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Che

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Hou
Che

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Che

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Che

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Chenmai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Che
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Hou
Che
White bread 500g
Hou
Che
Eggs 12
Hou
Che
White rice 1kg
Hou
Che

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Chenmai

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Hou
Che
Beef round 1kg
Hou
Che
Local cheese 1kg
Hou
Che

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hou
Che
Lettuce 1 head
Hou
Che
Tomatoes 1kg
Hou
Che

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hou
Che
Oranges 1 head
Hou
Che
Bananas 1kg
Hou
Che

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Chenmai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Chenmai

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Hou $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hou
Che
Market 0.5L bottle
Hou
Che

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hou
Che
Market 0.33L bottle
Hou
Che

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Chenmai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Che

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Hou
Che

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Hou
Che
1 pair men's leather shoes
Hou
Che

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Chenmai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth